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Breed Group: Sporting
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Overview
Originating in Newfoundland during the 1700s, the Labrador Retriever was imported to England in the early 1800s. This breed is among the oldest of the modern recognized breeds. Their versatility and endless positive attributes have made the Labrador Retriever a popular family pet.
Character
The Labrador Retriever is medium in size, strong, athletic, and well balanced. They are friendly, outgoing, and possess an extremely sweet personality. There are two types of Labrador: The American, which is tall and lanky, and the English, which is more thick and heavy. This sporting breed is adept at hunting and retrieving. Labrador Retrievers are revered as companions and highly respected for their loving nature.

Does your Labrador Retriever bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
Temperament
This breed is highly intelligent, loyal, and deeply devoted. The Labrador Retriever is reliable, affectionate, and thrive on human companionship and attention. They are absolutely wonderful with children and get along exceedingly well with other dogs. They may be reserved with strangers and make good watchdogs. If this breed is left alone for extended periods of time without attention or stimulation they will become lonely, bored, and destructive.
Care
The Labrador Retriever requires regular grooming with a firm bristle brush. Special care should be given to the under coat to prevent mats and tangles. Bathing or dry shampooing should only be done when absolutely necessary. Labrador Retrievers are prone to elbow and hip dysplasia, eye disorders, and PRA.

If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet.
Coat
The Labrador Retriever is a double coat breed. The outer coat is straight, short, very dense, and hard in texture. The under coat is soft, weather-resistant, and protects this breed from cold, all types of ground cover, and water. The color of the coat comes in chocolate, black, and yellow. This breed is an average shedder.
Training
This breed is easily trained. Early socialization and basic obedience are recommended. The Labrador Retriever is very strong and must be taught not to pull on their leash. They do not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. The Labrador Retriever needs fairness, firmness, consistency, reward, and respect. They excel in tracking, police work, search and rescue, agility, competitive obedience, guide for the blind, and as service dogs for the disabled. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new Labrador Retriever puppy. Consider crate training if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
Activity
Delightful, high-spirited, and energetic, the Labrador Retriever requires a great deal of exercise. They enjoy family play sessions, securely leashed walks, swimming, and a safely fenced yard to run and romp freely. This breed will do okay in an apartment dwelling provided they are given sufficient exercise, attention, and stimulation. Socialization is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Weight
Male: 65-80; Female: 55-70 lbs
Height
Male: 22.5-24.5; Female: 21.5-23.5 inches
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solid black, yellow, or chocolate
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Heritage Labradors&Doodles
Member Since: June 2006
Location: Jackson, Mississippi
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We specialize in the highest quality genes of America's favorite dog, the Labrador Retriever and at times Labradoodles . Providing pure english Labradors with show and field quality in all colors . Several of our puppies have gone on to win their Master or Junior Hunter titles. Our puppies are hand raised and well socialized at an early age to ensure the best temperment!

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Anonymous asked:
I was searching for Labrador in Next Day Pets for the first time. I found that I don't quite understand - what do "Champion bloodline" and "Champion Sired" mean? Could you please explain to me? Thank you very much!

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Champion in general means that a dog has earned his/her Championship Title in Confirmation Showing. Champion bloodline means that the puppy has dogs in his/her bloodline, ie: grandparent that has won their Championship Title. While Champion sired or Champion damed means that the father of the litter (Sire) or mother (Dam) has earned his/her Championship Title. To win a Championship Title, the dog must be of the set standard of the breed and have the best confirmation (body, movement, temperament, ect.) in the class the dog competed in. It is a very good thing, but you should always ask to see title paperwork though to confirm it is true.

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I have a 6-month-old Labrador who pulls on her leash and bites on her lead and harness. Can you tell me how to encourage her to walk beside me?

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Contacting your local Positive Reinforcement trainer and signing your dog up for classes will be the easiest way to stop this behavior. You need a trainer to work with you and your dog as you are walking to correct this behavior. But until that happens, I would suggest spraying the leash and harness with a bittering spray you can buy at any pet store to discourage your dog from wanting to bite at the leash and harness. The trainer will help you use treats to encourage your dog to walk beside you instead of pulling.

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You can use the head harness to teach the pup to lead. You control the head and the rest will follow and it does not hurt the dog. You can find this in any pet store.

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My family and I want to get a Lab but my husband is allergic to pet dander. Do Labs shed a lot and would it be the right dog for us?

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The Labrador Retriever does shed a considerable amount. They are a 4 out of 5 on the shedding scale. There are many breeds that are considered hypoallergenic that would work beautifully with your family that have some of the attributes of the Labrador. Such as the Portuguese Water Dog, the Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier, the Poodle (standard size is closest to a Labrador), the West Highland White Terrier may be smaller than a Labrador; but they are lively, playful little dogs. The Irish Water Spaniel, the Schnauzer (standard size is closest to a Labrador), and even the Bouvier des Flandres is considered hypoallergenic. These are all breeds that would do well in a family situation.

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Expect a lot of shedding with a Labrador. One of my former teachers said when he brushes his dog, a lot of hair is on the brush. I've read that Labs don't produce a lot of allergens. However, that really isn't easy to believe.

Anonymous

Labradoodles shed much less, a lot less dander with good attributes from both Poodle and Labrador Retriever.

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Can Labrador Retrievers be aggressive?

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Any breed of dog, purebred or mix can be aggressive. However, the Labrador Retriever is not known for aggression. But some people can think their dog is being aggressive when he/she is barking, nipping, lunging at them when in reality the dog is bored and needs exercise. This breed needs an average of 2 - 2 1/2 hours a day of running exercise to keep his/her mind clear.

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All dogs can be aggressive it's just how you raise them

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I have a six-month-old Labrador Retriever who is losing her hair. What can I do and why is my lab puppy losing her hair?

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This can be a sign of a really big problem. You need to take your dog to a vet a.s.a.p. She could have mites, mange or her kidney's or liver could be shutting down or worse. Please get your dog to a vet as soon as possible!

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Updated: 9/28/2016